Study: Kissing dogs can cause dental problems

Study: Kissing dogs can cause dental problems

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by KGW.com Staff

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Posted on October 10, 2012 at 5:47 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 11 at 10:43 AM

Japanese researchers analyzed dental plaque from more than 50 dogs and their owners.

They found the higher the contact, the more evidence of oral bacteria that causes gum disease and tooth decay in both dogs and humans.

So just consider the risks the next time you go in for a lick.

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